If you like nothing more than planning a road trip with your friends or family, you might like to consider hiring an SUV for your next jaunt. The benefits of doing that are endless. Firstly, you will save on wear and tear of your current vehicle. You will also have the opportunity to select something far more luxurious than your budget could afford. Still not convinced? Our expert tips and advice should help you to determine whether or not hiring an SUV is the best idea for you. At the end of the day, it all comes down to how much space you require, and the distance you plan to travel.

An SUV will offer a smoother ride

SUV models are designed to provide the utmost comfort while traveling long distances. So, anyone who plans to drive across the country will be glad of their decision to hire one. The last thing you want is to spend hours or even days inside something that allows you to feel every bump in the road. If you wanted that, you would simply purchase a Land Rover from the 1980s.

SUV models have lots of space

There is no getting away from the fact that SUV models have a lot of space. You will want something more substantial if your party is large. However, those traveling with fewer than four people should find they suffice. There is going to be plenty of space in the back that you could use for your baggage and even some room for sleeping in some editions.

The best SUV vehicles are good value for money

While you might only hire the model for your road trip, doing so should give you an insight into the benefits of owning that particular SUV. If you like the machine and decide you would like to purchase one in the future, it’s a good idea to read through buyer’s guides. You’ll also want to shop around for the best prices. Anyone can find new SUV’s at www.Smithchevroletnwa.com and other sites on the internet. It’s always best to hire first though. That way, you can be certain you are making the right decision. Buying one could save you lots of money on future road trips.

Modern SUVs contain cutting-edge technology

Nobody wants to go on a road trip without the right equipment. The chances of your current model having the best satellite navigation system available are pretty slim. When hiring from a suitable company, you will get the latest editions. That means you can benefit from all the latest tech. New safety devices and features are coming onto the market every day. So, hiring could mean there is less chance of you becoming involved in any major incidents.


Well guys, there you have it. There are very few valid arguments against hiring an SUV for your next road trip, but there are lots of reasons it is a good idea. When all’s said and done, you have very little to lose by trying a vehicle of that nature. Feel free to let us know how you get on. Have a great time!

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10 Best Road Trips in the U.S.

by Admin on November 7, 2014

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If you’re looking for an adventure and a true getaway, there is no better way to do so than a road trip. With all the freedom that the open road brings, there is no telling what adventures await. If you don’t know quite where to begin your once-in-a-lifetime trip, we’ve got some ideas for you. Read on to discover the 10 best road trips in the U.S.

The Champlain Valley, Vermont

One of the most picturesque drives you can take in the north, a road trip through the Champlain Valley won’t disappoint. On your drive you’ll see stunning views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains in the distance, and if you take this trip in autumn, amazing foliage. Along the way there are several local breweries and farms where you can taste local beer, cheese and pick your own berries and wildflowers.

The Seward Highway, Alaska

If you need a true adventure, try conquering the final frontier on the Seward Highway. This 127-mile drive will have you traveling through untouched and undeveloped Alaska, giving you incredible views of glaciers, mountains, waterfalls, sea lions, whales and everything in between. Before embarking make sure your car has snow tires and a full tank of gas, as this open road has few gas stations and pit stops.

California Coast

This classic road trip along the Pacific Ocean will cause your worries to slip right out the window. This 123-mile drive from Monterey to Marrow Bay, Calif., is home to stunning views of California’s Pacific coastline. Between rocky cliff sides, sandy beaches and endless ocean views, this trip is one you’ll be dreaming of long after its end. It’s a perfect drive for motorcyclists; just make sure you’re prepared ahead of time to stay safe.

Going-to-the-Sun Road, Montana

Perfect for anyone who can’t get enough nature, this road trip will satisfy all of your cravings for mountains, valleys and endless sky. This 50-mile long road in Glacier National Park is at an elevation of 6,646 feet with portions of the road carved right into a cliff side. While on this trip, expect amazing views of glaciers and even expect to see a few mountain goats.

Texas State Highway 130

Perfect for anyone looking for a tropical escape, the Hana Highway is sure to please. This 60-mile long rural Maui drive will give you amazing views of more than 60 miles of Hawaiian coastline. While on this untamed road trip be sure to explore the tiny surf towns you’ll find along the way, giving you a true taste of Hawaii.

U.S. Route 1, Maine

Nothing can be more beautiful than the New England coastline. This road trip on U.S. Route 1 is dotted with enough pristine rocky coastlines, idyllic lighthouses and quaint coastal towns to enchant you for the duration of your trip. Try to take the drive in early fall, avoiding vacation traffic, letting you enjoy the views without the tourists.

Big Bend Scenic Loop, Texas

This road trip through west Texas is nothing less than unique. Home to small Texan towns and the expansive Big Bend National Park, this drive will give you a truly diverse experience. However, if you have a need for speed, take the Texas State Highway 130, which was named one of the world’s fastest roads due to its speed limit of 85mph. Despite the high speed limit, there are very few accidents due to the low amount of daily traffic.

Million Dollar Highway, Colorado

If you can’t get enough of the mountains, the Million Dollar highway will no doubt amaze you. This section of U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray is two miles above sea level, giving you the elevation to see every incredible mountain range and valley for miles. While on this trip don’t forget to check out the small western towns along the way.

Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

This 82-mile long stretch of Route 191 is perfect for anyone who loves the great outdoors. Expect to see elk, buffalo, coyotes and even bear or moose if you’re lucky along your drive. While on this road trip be sure not to miss the Grand Tetons and the western town of Jackson Hole.

Columbia River Scenic Highway, Oregon

This scenic highway was literally made for road trips. Starting out just east of Portland, this highway winds you through amazing views of the Columbia gorge, along with waterfalls and an astounding view from Crown Point.

Going on a road trip is nothing short of an adventure. Between the tiny towns, new experiences and incredible views you have along the way, the memories from your road trip will stay with you long after you take the keys out of the ignition. Wherever you choose to travel, be prepared for an incredible experience.

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